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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of personal characteristics

From: The Chinese community patient’s life satisfaction, assessment of community medical service, and trust in community health delivery system

Dummy variables Descriptions Mean Standard deviation Min Max
Age dummy variables Sample person is between 18–30 years old, 1=Yes, 0=Otherwise 0.276 0.447 0 1
Sample person is between 31–45 years old, 1=Yes, 0=Otherwise 0.247 0.431 0 1
Sample person is between 46–55 years old, 1=Yes, 0=Otherwise 0.244 0.430 0 1
Gender dummy variable 1=Male, 0=Female 0.485 0.500 0 1
Marital status dummy variables 1=Unmarried, 0=Otherwise 0.015 0.120 0 1
1=Married, 0=Otherwise 0.889 0.315 0 1
1=Divorced, 0=Otherwise 0.037 0.189 0 1
1=Widowed, 0=Otherwise 0.056 0.231 0 1
Education dummy variables 1=Primary school or below, 0=Otherwise 0.098 0.298 0 1
1=Junior high school, 0=Otherwise 0.285 0.452 0 1
1=Senior high school, 0=Otherwise 0.268 0.443 0 1
1=Secondary, 0=Otherwise 0.111 0.315 0 1
1=College, 0=Otherwise 0.148 0.356 0 1
1=University, 0=Otherwise 0.082 0.275 0 1
Income dummy variables 1=Income is less than ¥3390, 0=Otherwise 0.111 0.315 0 1
1=Income is between ¥3390 and ¥5410, 0=Otherwise 0.102 0.302 0 1
1=Income is between ¥5411 and ¥7420, 0=Otherwise 0.134 0.341 0 1
1=Income is between ¥7421 and ¥9374, 0=Otherwise 0.148 0.356 0 1
1=Income is between ¥9375 and ¥11700, 0=Otherwise 0.119 0.324 0 1
1=Income is between ¥11701 and ¥15180, 0=Otherwise 0.148 0.356 0 1
1=Income is between ¥15181 and ¥21860, 0=Otherwise 0.118 0.323 0 1
Employment status dummy variables 1=Employees of state-owned enterprises, 0=Otherwise 0.289 0.454 0 1
1=Employees of various non-state-owned enterprises, 0=Otherwise 0.216 0.412 0 1
1=Urban self-employed and private entrepreneurs, 0=Otherwise 0.063 0.243 0 1
1=Homeworkers, 0=Otherwise 0.253 0.435 0 1
1=Unemployed, to be distributed or other non-employed, 0=Otherwise 0.016 0.126 0 1
1=Students, 0=Otherwise 0.045 0.208 0 1
1=Reemployment of retired or retired personnel, 0=Otherwise 0.035 0.185 0 1
Occupation dummy variables 1=Professional and technical personnel, 0=Otherwise 0.018 0.132 0 1
1=Managers in government and government related enterprises, 0=Otherwise 0.127 0.334 0 1
1=The clerk and manager, 0=Otherwise 0.208 0.406 0 1
1=Commercial staff, 0=Otherwise 0.139 0.346 0 1
1=Service staff, 0=Otherwise 0.008 0.090 0 1
1=Farmers, animal husbandry and fishery workers, 0=Otherwise 0.110 0.313 0 1
1=Production workers, transport workers and associated personnel, 0=Otherwise 0.002 0.040 0 1
Health status dummy variable 1=Health status is at average level or above average level, 0=Otherwise 0.926 0.262 0 1
Medical insurance dummy variables 1=Medical insurance for local urban workers, 0=Otherwise 0.535 0.499 0 1
1=Medical insurance for local migrant workers, 0=Otherwise 0.003 0.057 0 1
1=Self-financing medical insurance sponsored by the company or unit, 0=Otherwise 0.047 0.211 0 1
1=Commercial medical insurance bought by employer, 0=Otherwise 0.006 0.080 0 1
1=Privately purchased commercial medical insurance, 0=Otherwise 0.056 0.231 0 1
1=Government funded health care reimbursement, 0=Otherwise 0.042 0.201 0 1
1=The new rural cooperative medical insurance, 0=Otherwise 0.065 0.246 0 1
1=Other medical insurance, 0=Otherwise 0.095 0.294 0 1
1=No medical insurance, 0=Otherwise 0.140 0.348 0 1
Reimbursement percentage of medical cost dummy variables 1=Reimbursement percentage of medical cost is 100%, 0=Otherwise 0.089 0.285 0 1
1=Reimbursement percentage of medical cost is between 70% and 99%, 0=Otherwise 0.170 0.376 0 1
1=Reimbursement percentage of medical cost is between 40% and 69%, 0=Otherwise 0.104 0.305 0 1
1=Reimbursement percentage of medical cost is between 20% and 39%, 0=Otherwise 0.052 0.222 0 1
1=Reimbursement percentage of medical cost is between 1% and 19%, 0=Otherwise 0.040 0.197 0 1
Severity of disease dummy variables 1=Not serious, 0=Otherwise 0.371 0.483 0 1
1=General, 0=Otherwise 0.555 0.497 0 1
1=Serious, 0=Otherwise 0.055 0.228 0 1
Stage of disease dummy variables 1=Emergency and serious disease, 0=Otherwise 0.079 0.270 0 1
1=Non-emergency disease at initial stage, 0=Otherwise 0.706 0.456 0 1
1=Non-emergency disease at medium stage, 0=Otherwise 0.106 0.309 0 1
1=Non-emergency stable disease at late stage, 0=Otherwise 0.108 0.311 0 1